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Sectors Go Wild: S&P 500 Correlations Crumble; Clearinghouses Park Billions in New Fed Accounts; Yuan Options Most Bearish Since June as Traders See Sharper Drop Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight Holiday Publishing Note Due to Thanksgiving, we will not be publishing this newsletter on Thursday or Friday. We will be back on Monday, albeit a few pounds heavier. A quick “Did you know?” about the holiday: Everybody has heard the old refrain that eating turkey makes people tired because of the amino acid tryptophan. However, turkey has pretty much the same amount of tryptophan as other meats and research shows that turkey doesn’t have any significant effect on drowsiness. In fact, simple overeating is the most common cause of post-meal lethargy. Tired or not, enjoy your Thanksgiving,…

Sit down, let me tell you how this works Commentary

When I sat down in Doha, Qatar with Yossi Beinart, CEO of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, at the World Federation of Exchanges annual conference last November, he outlined one of the key initiatives for the exchange – helping young companies grow. For many companies, Beinart said, access to capital is just one part of the puzzle. The other is finding access to people who can help small and medium sized companies assist in taking them to the next stage of growth. TASE aims to be one of those sources, he said, a novel approach for an exchange which traditionally…

John Lothian Newsletter: Finra to Examine Brokerage Firm Culture; Nasdaq and Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange Sign Landmark Strategic Agreement; Industry profile: HKEx’s Trevor Spanner John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Notes at the Top By John J. Lothian & JLN Staff If you have someone you know who is looking for a job, you should pass along the video we have published below featuring Paul McCormick at our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity Series in London this last fall. Paul has some of the best information and perspectives on getting a job I have ever heard. It is a must watch. I mentioned yesterday that my attendance at this year’s FIA Boca Raton conference is somewhat in doubt. The issue is my back, which has again become my…

Indexing Israel: Steven Schoenfeld Talks About His Next Index Venture Financials,Interview,Tech / HFT,Video

Steven Schoenfeld

Steven Schoenfeld knows a thing or two about stock indexes as the chief investment officer of BlueStar Indexes and author of the book Active Index Investing. He spoke with John Lothian News editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf  about his latest indexes based on Israeli companies and another on Israeli tech stocks. The first is called the BlueStar Israel Invest (BIGI), which is a comprehensive index on the top Israeli companies that are traded around the world. The index was originally launched in 2011 to help investors understand the breadth and depth of firms based in Israel, but may be traded on top…